News & Reviews: YouTube
Last Updated: Aug 06, 2020
Thought the Bitcoin hack case on Twitter was shocking enough? Well, YouTube has been hit by a new series of Bitcoin scams targeting the accounts of high-profile YouTubers. In this new wave, hackers change the channel names of hacked YouTube account and live-stream trending topics to spread their Bitcoin scam.
Last Updated: Aug 03, 2020
Based on a statement by theverge.com, it seems that Netflix could allow viewers to watch shows and movies from as slow as 0.5x all the way up to 1.5x speed very soon. While not much is known in regards to when this feature will be available to Malaysians, we do know that viewers will be required to opt-in to this feature whenever they’re watching a new series or movie so that they won’t accidentally watch at a slightly slower or faster speed.
Last Updated: Jul 03, 2020
Good news to all the YouTube creators who struggle to reply to comments on your channels. Google has just announced the new SmartReply system on Youtube which will generate suggested replies for users based on what comments they get on their comment section.
Last Updated: Jun 27, 2020
It seems these days everybody wants a slice of that short-form video pie. TikTok more or less pioneered this market and now other companies are looking to join the bandwagon. One of those companies is YouTube, which has started to test multi-segment videos that are 15-seconds long.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2020
While many beta testers are still exploring iOS 14, one of the features they found is really exciting. According to multiple sources, their YouTube video resolution can be toggled up to 4K. Sweet, but it's still in beta testing.
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2020
Google has recently posted a video on their Youtube channel, which talks about what to expect from the upcoming Android 11 operating system for smartphones. There will be new functionalities and features such as dedicated conversations section in the notification panel, where all conversations from apps such as WhatsApp, Twitter, Messenger, and more will appear.
TechNave NewsBytes 2020 #14 - Samsung QLED TVs, Huawei, OPPO A’Design, Honor, Digi + MDEC, AMD, YouTube, TIME, Akamai, Tune Protect, LEVEL UP, Goodday webAR, LEGO, LG + Miele, Mercedes-AMG, ILLEGEAR, Special: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Hidden HingeLast Updated: Jun 10, 2020
This time around in TechNave NewsBytes 2020 #14 we have Samsung’s new QLED TVs including The Serif, The Sero and The Frame with Malaysia pricing. In addition, Huawei comes in with several new 5G and networking certifications, OPPO received 3 A’Design Awards and the Honor 9X achieved more than 10 million global shipments.
Digi and MDEC are helping SMEs to be BCD-ready while good guy AMD have donated Supercomputing clusters to researchers combatting COVID-19 and AMD and Amazon Web Cervies have announced the general availability of AMD powered Compute-Optimized EC2 C5a instances. 5 new Malaysians join YouTube Malaysia’s Gold Creator Award Club while TIME maintains growth for Q1 2020. Akamai helps combat Credit Card skimming while Tune Protect also stays tough for Q1 2020.
Malaysia’s LEVEL UP SPACEBAR and PLAY-ONE are coming in June, Goodday Milk launched a webAR for Raya and the LEGO Technic Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 was launched for RM1599.90. LG signed off their vacuum cleaner patents to Miele while Mercedes Benz announced their new Mercedes-AMG Compact cars virtually. MERCY Malaysia selected Digi’s Omni Hotline for counselling support while ILLEGEAR announced their ONYX V and ROGUE laptops powered by the AMD RYZEN 4000 series.
For this episode’s Special we have the hidden technologies behind the Hidden Hinge on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, a tutorial on how to take great photos and greener smartphone chargers from Samsung. As usual for Specials, you can scroll all the way down to check it out but you can also read through from the top, your choice.
Last Updated: Jun 04, 2020
If you run your own YouTube account, you should probably change your password often. Researchers have discovered an increase in demand for stolen YouTube credentials, which are being auctioned to other cybercriminals in hacker forums. These credentials include those for accounts running YouTube channel, meaning you could lose our hard-earned work if you change your login credentials soon.
Last Updated: May 29, 2020
Some of you may have noticed it, but YouTube has been testing a rather neat new feature. In recent weeks, YouTube has been testing a new feature called Video Chapters. This feature makes it easier for creators to break down videos into multiple parts and is something that viewers would appreciate.
Last Updated: May 22, 2020
The game developer Rare recently uploaded on their Youtube account, announcing that the video games “Sea of Thieves” will be officially available on Steam at the price of USD40 (~RM174) from 3 Junes 2020 onwards. Those who had the game on the Microsoft Store can import their progress to the Steam edition without needing to start over.